Miss. Captain Dies After Exercising at Station

A captain with the Clinton Fire Department died yesterday (Oct. 21), hours after working out while on duty, according to The Clarion-Ledger.

Capt. John Thurman was found unconscious at approximately 5 p.m. by someone walking through a park that sits next to Fire Station 3. He was transported to Jackson Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 21-year fire veteran's cause of death is still unknown, the newspaper report said.

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